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Tiger Flowers 1st Negro middleweight champ...

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February 27, 1926

THE OMAHA EVENING BEE, Nebraska, February 27, 1926

* Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb
* 1st African-American middleweight champ
* Boxing - boxers

The sport's section (page 9) features a nice banner headline: "Flowers Conquers Greb and Wins the World's Middleweight Boxing Crown" with subheads and round by round coverage. First report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middleweight boxing champion. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century